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[texts]Oomphel na niebie - H. Beam Piper
This text is translation of the novelette "Oomphel in the Sky" by H. Beam Piper, published by Project Gutenberg, February 23, 2007 [EBook #20649] According to the included copyright notice: "This etext was produced from Analog Science FactâScience Fiction, November 1960. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed." Copyright for the translation is transferred by the translator to the Public Domain.
Keywords: fantastyka; H. Beam Piper; WB_kolekcja
Downloads: 156
[texts]Poson - H. Beam Piper
This text is translation of the novelette "Naudsonce" by H. Beam Piper, published by Project Gutenberg, August 18, 2006 [EBook #19076] According to the included copyright notice: "This etext was produced from Analog Science FactâScience Fiction, January 1962. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the copyright on this publication was renewed." Copyright for the translation is transferred by the translator to the Public Domain.
Keywords: fantastyka; H. Beam Piper; WB_kolekcja
Downloads: 212
[texts]Niewolnik jest niewolnikiem - H. Beam Piper
This text is translation of the novelette "A Slave is a Slave" by H. Beam Piper, published by Project Gutenberg, March 3, 2007 [EBook #20726] According to the included copyright notice: "This etext was produced from Analog Science FactâScience Fiction April 1962. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed." Copyright for the translation is transferred by the translator to the Public Domain.
Keywords: fantastyka; H. Beam Piper; WB_kolekcja
Downloads: 203
[audio]Time Crime - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of Time Crime by H. Beam Piper. Read by Mark Nelson The Paratime Police had a real headache this time! Tracing one man in a population of millions is easy--compared to finding one gang hiding out on one of billions of probability lines! (Summary by Gutenberg text) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobooks; H. Beam Piper; paratime; science fiction; sci-fi
Downloads: 6,427
[audio]Oomphel in the Sky - H. Beam Piper
Librivox recording of Oomphel in the Sky, by H. Beam Piper. Read by Mark Nelson Natives of the distant planet of Kwannon believe that their world is about to end, and in preparing for the apocalypse, may be unnecessarily bringing about their own demise. The planetary government can’t overcome its own bureaucracy to help them, and the military is overwhelmed. Can a single newsman change the course of a whole people, and save their world? (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, includi...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; science fiction; piper; oomphel
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[audio]Omnilingual - H. Beam Piper
Librivox recording of Omnilingual by H. Beam Piper. Read by Mark Nelson. An expedition to Mars discovers the remains of an advanced civilization, which died out many thousands of years ago. They recovered books and documents left behind, and are puzzled by their contents. Would the team find their “Rosetta Stone” that would allow them to unlock the Martian language, and learn the secrets of this long-dead race? (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text,...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; science-fiction; mars; martian
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[audio]Space Viking - H. Beam Piper
A galactic war has left the Terran Federation in ruins. Formerly civilized planets have decivilized into barbarism. Space Vikings roam the wreckage, plundering and killing for gain. Lord Lucas Trask of Traskon was no admirer of the Space Vikings, but when murder takes his wife on his wedding day, Trask trades everything he has for his own Space Viking ship and sets out on a galaxy-wide quest for revenge...
Keywords: librivox; adventure; action; science-fiction; space opera; fiction
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[audio]The Edge of the Knife - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of The Edge of the Knife by H. Beam Piper. Read by jfmarchini. The Terro-Human Future History is Piper's detailed account of the next 6000 years of human history. 1942, the year the first fission reactor was constructed, is defined as the year 1 A.E. (Atomic Era). In 1973, a nuclear war devastates the planet, eventually laying the groundwork for the emergence of a Terran Federation, once humanity goes into space and develops antigravity technology.The story "The Edge of the Kn...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; scifi; science fiction; sci-fi
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[audio]Uller Uprising - H. Beam Piper
Uller Uprising is the story of a confrontation between a human overlord and alien servants, with an ironic twist at the end. Like most of Piper's best work, Uller Uprising is modeled after an actual event in human history; in this case the Sepoy Mutiny (a Bengal uprising in British-held India brought about when rumors were spread to native soldiers that cartridges being issued by the British were coated with animal fat...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction; piper
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[audio]Murder in the Gunroom - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of Murder in the Gunroom by H. Beam Piper. Read by anthonysvoice. The Lane Fleming collection of early pistols and revolvers was one of the best in the country. When Fleming was found dead on the floor of his locked gunroom, a Confederate-made Colt-type percussion .36 revolver in his hand, the coroner's verdict was "death by accident." But Gladys Fleming had her doubts. Enough at any rate to engage Colonel Jefferson Davis Rand—better known just as Jeff—private detective an...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; free; mystery; piper
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[audio]Last Enemy - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of Last Enemy, by H. Beam Piper. Read by Mark Nelson. An undercover Paratimer has disappeared on assignment while in an alternate time line, and it’s up to Verkan Vall of the Paratime Police to save her. To do so, he must infiltrate a universe in which assassination is an honorable profession, and reincarnation a scientific fact. Will Verkan Vall survive in a world of killers and the undead? (Summary by mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text, re...
Keywords: science fiction; adventure; librivox
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[audio]A Slave is A Slave - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of A SLAVE IS A SLAVE, by H. Beam Piper. Read by Phil Chenevert The Galactic Empire is slowly 'welcoming' into the family of civilized worlds those systems so far off in the backwater of the galaxy that they have been overlooked and ignored for the past 500 years or so. This is purely routine work because every planet offered the chance has eagerly accepted the invitation. Mainly because the enlightened Empire lets the planetary government continue to rule and do whatever it w...
Keywords: science fiction; SF; Piper; slavery
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[audio]Temple Trouble - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of TEMPLE TROUBLE, by H. Beam Piper. Read by Phil Chenevert I'll bet you did not know that our little earth is not limited to the single time line on which we happen to muddle along. That's right; There are actually thousands, indeed, many millions of parallel time lines, each existing alongside all the rest, using the same real estate (our earth), but following their own path. Some extremely primitive, some very advanced, but all blissfully unaware of the others...
Keywords: librivox: audiobook; science ficstio: SF; Piper
Downloads: 4,172
[audio]Four-Day Planet - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of Four-Day Planet, by H. Beam Piper. Read by Mark Nelson. Fenris isn't a hell planet, but it's nobody's bargain. With 2,000-hour days and an 8,000-hour year, it alternates blazing heat with killing cold. A planet like that tends to breed a special kind of person: tough enough to stay alive and smart enough to make the best of it. When that kind of person discovers he's being cheated of wealth he's risked his life for, that kind of planet is ripe for revolution...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fantasy; fiction; science fiction
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[audio]Naudsonce - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of NAUDSONCE, by H. Beam Piper. Read by Phil Chenevert Naudsonce? What does THAT mean? Well, to find out you will need to listen to this story where Piper's unique mind explores what we mean by 'communication' and how it happens. The joint Space Navy-Colonial Office expedition was looking for new planets suitable for colonization; they had been out, now, for four years, which was close to maximum for an exploring expedition...
Keywords: science fiction; SF; piper
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[audio]Little Fuzzy - H. Beam Piper
The planet Zarathustra is going through a dry spell. Land-prawns, ecologists, and scared bureaucrats are coming out of the woodwork. But there's more trouble to come. The cutest little alien critter you've ever seen: Little Fuzzy. This book is widely regarded as a minor sf classic, and is much loved.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Science Fiction
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[audio]The Cosmic Computer - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of The Cosmic Computer, by H. Beam Piper. Read by Mark Nelson. Conn Maxwell returns from Terra to his poverty-stricken home planet of Poictesme, "The Junkyard Planet", with news of the possible location of Merlin, a military super-computer rumored to have been abandoned there after the last war. The inhabitants hope to find Merlin, which they think will be their ticket to wealth and prosperity...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; sci-fi; piper
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[audio]Police Operation - H. Beam Piper
Librivox recording of Police Operation, by H. Beam Piper. H. Beam Piper (1904–1964) was an American science fiction author. He wrote many short stories and several novels. He is best known for his extensive Terro-Human Future History series of stories and a shorter series of "Paratime" alternate history tales. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or languages (if available), please go to the L...
Keywords: librivox; short story; audio book; audiobook; h. beam piper; police operation
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[audio]Five Sci-Fi Short Stories by H. Beam Piper - H. Beam Piper
Five short stories by classic science fiction writer H. Beam Piper. Recorded by Mark Nelson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B (20MB)
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; science fiction
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[audio]Little Fuzzy, Part 2 - H. Beam Piper
This directory only contains a few chapters of Little Fuzzy. All of these chapters are also available over on the main page (because I put them there after the main page became available again). So this is pretty much a duplicate page, but I don't have the power to delete it as far as I know. Sorry for the confusion.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Science Fiction
Downloads: 1,209 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[texts]Uniwersalny jezyk - H. Beam Piper
This text is translation of the novelette "Omnilingual" by H. Beam Piper, published by Project Gutenberg, October 2, 2006 [EBook #19445] According to the included copyright notice: "This etext was produced from "Astounding Science Fiction," February, 1957. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed." It is assumed that this copyright notice explains the legal situation in the United States...
Keywords: fantastyka; H. Beam Piper; WB_kolekcja
Downloads: 273
[audio]Little Fuzzy - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of Little Fuzzy, by H. Beam Piper. Read by tabithat. Jack Holloway, a prospector on the planet Zarathustra discovers small furry creatures. These creatures are obviously intelligent, but are they animals or are they sapient? If they are sapient the planet will be declared a protected zone and the company that is developing the planet commercially will lose their exclusive rights to the resources.....
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; science fiction; colonization; psycology
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[audio]Omnilingual - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of Omnilingual by H. Beam Piper. Read in English by Phil ChenevertThis short story was first written and published in the year 1957, as part of a collection of short science fiction stories in the collection Astounding Science Fiction. Piper's story is unusual in focusing on the problem of archaeology on an alien culture. How is is possible to decipher writings of an alien race that died out 50,000 years ago? What could we possibly have in common with them? There can be no 'R...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
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[audio]The Return - H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
Librivox recording of The Return by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire Two-hundred years after a global nuclear war, two explorers from a research outpost, that largely survived the cataclysm, discover a settlement of humans who have managed to maintain their civilisation despite ferocious cannibal neighbours, the Scowrers. However, the explorers must turn detective in order to understand the mystery of their hosts philosophy and religion...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction; Piper; McGuire; nuclear war
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[audio]Null-ABC - H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
LibriVox recording of Null-ABC, by H. Beam Piper (1904-1964) and John J. McGuire (1917-1981). Read by Corinna Schultz. "There's some reaction these days that holds scientists responsible for war. Take it one step further: What happens if "book-learnin'" is held responsible ...?" (quote from Astounding Science Fiction, Feb 1953) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page f...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction; sci-fi; futuristic; literacy; literates
Downloads: 6,067
[audio]Hunter Patrol - H. Beam Piper and John McGuire
LibriVox recording of HUNTER PATROL, by H. Beam Piper and John McGuire Read by Phil Chenevert World War IV has dragged on for 12 years and the whole world is drained and tired of the killing and destruction. One man, a high school chemistry teacher from St. Louis in the USA, is serving his latest forced stint in the UN forces when something strange happens to him. He dies but yet he doesn't. What if you had the power to bring peace to the entire world? What would you do? This story explores a fr...
Keywords: librivox; science fiction; piper
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[audio]Lone Star Planet - H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
LibriVox recording of Lone Star Planet by H. Beam Piper & John J. McGuire. Read by Mark Nelson New Texas: its citizens figure that name about says it all. The Solar League ambassador to the Lone Star Planet has the unenviable task of convincing New Texans that a s'Srauff attack is imminent, and dangerous. Unfortunately it's common knowledge that the s'Srauff are evolved from canine ancestors—and not a Texan alive is about to be scared of a talking dog! But unless he can get them to act, and fa...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; science fiction; sci-fi; texas
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